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. president obama is about to detail a sweeping effort to curb gun violence. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with the latest. >> reporter: the issues of school safety and gun control came up shortly after friday's shooting. this morning heavy hitters announcing real plans. 7 a.m. senator boxer will talk about her new legislation to strengthen security at schools. it will provide state and local officials with new resources and tools to help secure campuses. at 8:45, president obama will outline steps his administration will take to tighten gun restrictions that could include a ban on assault-style weapons. the president is putting vice president biden in charge of that. in connecticut today, more funerals. teacher victoria soto will be laid to rest, parents will bury more children. parents say they take comfort in the thought their daughter is with her friends. >> i envision all of them holding hands, they are all together up there with the wonderful principal. >> reporter: the investigation into lanza cnn reporting toxicology tests are underway to determine if he had been ta
by president obama last night. >> 6-year-old and joshua and noah will be remembered today. they say jack will be forever remembered for the joy who had the pleasure of knowing him. noah has a twin sister. they have still yet to tell his siblings how he passed. residents packed the high school auditorium and heard president barack obama heard to vow to enlist help to prevent similar tragedies in the future. >> as a community you have inspired us, new town, in the face of indescribable violence, in the face of unconscionable evil, you have looked out for each other. you have cared for one another. you've loved one another. this is how new i town will be remembered and with time and god's grace, that love will see you through. >>> there are that no classes today at sandy hook elementary the school district is making plans to send surviving students to a former school building in a neighboring town. after jack pinto and noah are laid to rest the next funeral is set for tomorrow. >> by all accounts the shooter, kept mostly to himself, not many people knew him well. those that did saw no reaso
explodes in downtown san francisco. what officials say cause the fire. >>> president obama cuts his holiday vacation short. why he's leaving hawaii tonight. >>> first, here's this morning's tech bites. >>> less than a merry christmas for netflix the service went dark for many customers christmas eve for more than 10 hours,. for the first time sales are falling for e-readers like kindle and nook. replaced by tablets which are cheaper and lighter with longer lasting batteries. >>> you may be thinking this morning about returning a gift bought online. if you are mailing it back make sure you have packaging retailer has a store near you, you might be in luck. >> if you got something bought online you can return it to a brick and mortar store if they have a store. best buy, you#nóqp can return io best . >> that isn't always true, check the rules carefully. those are your tech >>> live look in high-definition towards the embarcadero. you may encounter showers. [ inaudible ] >>> the san francisco woman accused of a fatal hit-and-run faces felony charges in court today. police arrested the 23-year
are talking, no breakthrough locked in a stalemate. president obama demanding higher tax rates for the wealthy and permanent extension of the debt ceiling be part of a deal. >> he showed what is he is after is assuming unprecedented power without limit. >> reporter: republicans say they will only raise tax revenue in exchange for deep spending cuts. if washington can't strike a deal one casualty would be the end of compensation for long term unemployed, people like melinda worried. >> christmas and things of that nature probably off the table. >> reporter: aides met yesterday but no signs of progress. tahman bradley, abc7 news. >>> if you park at a bart station while riding the trains get ready for potential hike in fees by 50 cents twice a year at high volume lots. it would cap the increases to $3 a day. currently commuters shell out a dollar. west oakland costs five. bart makes 15 million dollars a year in parking fees, an increase could mean extra five million dollars annually. >>> muni offering riders a holiday gift, free rides only good on december 28th, the 100th anniversary of the agenc
proposals to president obama. today he will meet with law enforcement officers from around the country. the president is pressing lawmakers to reinstate a ban on military style assault weapons the rampage that left 20 children and six teachers and staff at one school dead has sparked a national debate in newton, residents have formed a new group called>xy newton united members advocating for what they call sensible gun legislation. >> 20 children are trying to show us the way. >> reporter: there will be more funerals today, services are planned for two 6-year-old girls, there will be five more funerals and six wakes with more tributes scheduled for friday and saturday there were nine funerals and wakes yesterday, including knows for teacher and principal. former sandy hook principal is coming out of retirement to lead the school at its new location in the neighboring town of money -- monroe. >>> santa clara county leaders will hold a vigil tonight for the victims of the school tragedy. last night members of the sikh community gathered to offer their prayers. after a vigil in fairfield
in sight to avoid the fiscal cliff. we'll tell you how president obama is pushing forward as the clock ticks. >> first this morning's tech bites. >>> in today's tech bites, amazon.com getting a present from shoppers, good review, survey puts amazon at the top of the list where it has been the past eight years. big jim in americans reading e-books, re-- research finds 16 and older red -- print reading drops from 72% down to 67%. salary of time cook dropped by 99%, his 2012 compensation 4.2 million dollars, far cry from the 378 million last year. steve jobs' famously collected a dollar a year. >> for the first time in its history voting for oscars online some voters are complaining the system is confusing and worried it could be vulnerable to it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powe
the so-called fiscal cliff. this morning president obama will host some of the nation's governors to spread his message. the president wants to raise 1.6 trillion in revenue by increasing taxes on the top 2% of income earners. republicans counted with a 2.2 trillion dollar deficit reduction plan, 800 billion dollars in revenue, but didn't call for raising tax rates on wealthy. the proposal was quickly ejected with the white house. >>> new -- rejected by the white house. >>> new poll shows -- gallup asked americans to rate honesty and ethical standards car salesmen got lowest marks 8% marked them high or very high. congress is just above them, only 10% scored in the top two categories to be honest. journalists 24%. top of the rankings, nurses, 84% of americans gave them the highest marks and of course meteorologists right behind that >> i was going to say even though it is not darn -- not a 100% science -- [ talking over each other ] >> 100% science that has accuracy, a little less -- okay stop digging. [ talking over each other ] >> they didn't rate meteorologists i wonder who is
talked with students at barack obama academy. they played a little touch football and the kids learned a valuable lesson. >> i taught them about the 10 second rule, to decide if this is a good thing i should be doing or not? >> reporter: the raiders presented a check for $10,000 as par of the nfl grant. five students got to ask questions. >> they gave me a helmet. >> a lot of us came from the same type of place these kids are coming from. we want to let these kids know that we care and there is something good that can come out of them. >>> backlash this morning over the university of california's new logo. on the right old logo on the left we are familiar with that one some have started online petition on facebook saying the old look is much more elegant. spokesperson says the traditional symbol will still appear on official documents. the new one will appear on marketing materials and websites. the school says it wanted something more user-friendly. i'm biting my tongue, because i'm supposed to be objective. as a journalist. >> couldn't they have thought of something with a bear on it
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the country's debt? >> reporter: slim to none. republicans and president obama will be fighting about the debt next year. republicans wanting to use the debt ceiling as a bargaining tool. we might be back again seeing a fight like this next year. >> tahman bradley, thank you. >>> minimum wage workers in san francisco are getting a raise in the new year. the minimum wage is increasing from $10.24 to $10.55. in;a(j 2003 voters approved ordinance tying minimum wage to inflation in the bay area compensation has gone up every year since, except between 2009 and 2010. san francisco has the highest minimum wage in the country. >>> if you are a homeowner here in california you will get foreclosure protection from a new law. providing homeowners with a single point of contact if they want loans modified. lenders will be banned from foreclosing while evaluating a request. homeowners can sue lenders who violate the new law. >> january 1st, plastic bags will no longer be available at stores in alameda county. stores will charge at least 10 cents for paper, plastic or produce -- plastic bags for produce wi
say they arrested four people, nobody was hurt. >>> happening now, president obama is in the air right now on his way back to washington from hawaii to try to reach a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. he boarded air force one overnight and will be arriving in maryland around 8:45 this morning. the president cut short his vacation. democrats and republicans have just four days to reach a deal before mandatory budget cuts and tax increases kick in january 1st. >>> new senator representing hawaii will arrive on capitol hill today. lt. governor will fill the seat left vacant by the death of senator daniel inouye. he was chosen from a list of three yesterday. the 40-year-old has served as state lawmaker and chairman of the hawaii democratic party. he will serve until an election in 2014. >>> lance armstrong has until today to appeal the ban imposed on him. he lost his seven titles december 6th, when the international cycling<ç÷%Ñ union banned him from the sport for life. penalties came after the united states anti-doping agency hit him with similar sanctions for using banned subs
to arrange another meeting with president obama. he's expected to hold a news conference this morning at 7:00 our time. >>> former marine stationed outside a school, why he's now in trouble. >>> the end of the world? maybe notw[vm, we arewpoe stie so are the hundreds who are making a mint off the mayan doomsdayyybvb prophesy. >>> we are tracking the storm on live doppler 7 hd, as more rain moves into the bay area, mike will tell you what to expect. >>> good morning. 4:52. golden gate bridge a few cars, we don't see much moisture but mike will tell you more. >>> update on a storyñy2 about a brazen armed robbery inside a packed east bay wal-mart. police want you to look at cameras, two men they think held up the davis street wal-mart in san leandro monday afternoon. a 5/ least one of the men was armed with a handgun when the pair robbed a store it happened when the store was investigators are offering a $1,000 reward for information in the case. >>> san francisco giants' fans will have a chance to take a picture with both world series trophies. the team announcing it will hold a tour feat
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